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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online and Social Media Specialist for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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High potential for investments in Africa

14th October 2016 The African continent, as an emerging and relatively underdeveloped market, displays a significant lag in investment, particularly in primary sectors such as infrastructure. This presents a unique opportunity for investors with a focused approach wanting to generate superior returns, says private... 

Hard currency availability a challenge for cross-border trade in Africa

14th October 2016 An issue that has come into sharp focus for businesses in Africa is the shortage of available hard currency as most capital projects on the continent tend to be funded in US dollars although they may generate their revenue in local currency, says Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South... 

Growing demand in Africa for knowledge & education

14th October 2016 SUSE Enterprise Linux is in the process of training and educating its African region partners, such as South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana, to apply new open-source technologies efficiently in Africa. 

Innovation to provide solutions for African businesses

14th October 2016 Businesses in Africa are facing a variety of challenges, which has led professional services firms like KPMG to constantly invest in innovative products to provide solutions for businesses. 

Wireless infrastructure prominent growth enabler for African continent

14th October 2016 With noticeable developments regarding unified policies in the African Union, wireless vendor Ruckus Wireless believes that the key goal of an Africa-wide standardised telecommunications policy should be to stimulate growth by springboarding Africa into a position that would allow for much easier... 

Mbeya power project slightly delayed by changes in government

7th October 2016 Changes in the Tanzanian government have caused minor delays in Tanzania-based minerals exploration and development company Kibo Mining’s memorandum of understanding (MoU) with State-owned power utility Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco). The MoU involves the supply of power from the... 

New mine plan for New Luika expected in Q1 2017

7th October 2016 Low-cost Tanzanian gold producer Shanta Gold has significant growth potential across its assets and expects to release an updated mine plan for its New Luika gold mine in the first quarter of 2017. 

Tanzania-focused mineral sands explorer appoints new leadership

7th October 2016 ASX-listed mineral sands exploration company Strandline Resources recently appointed Luke Graham as MD and CEO to lead the company in the execution of strategic development opportunities in Tanzania and Australia. 

Panda Hill advancing

7th October 2016 Metallurgical engineering company MDM Engineering expects to complete the front-end engineering design (FEED) at the end of this month for niobium mining company Panda Hill Tanzania’s (PHT) niobium project located near the town of Songwe, in Mbeya, Tanzania. Mauritius-based PHT is jointly owned... 

Potential of LNG in Tanzania highlighted

7th October 2016 With the discovery of large volumes of natural gas in Tanzania, South African welding, cutting and gas products and services provider African Oxygen (Afrox) is confident that there are numerous opportunities related to the use of this gas in Tanzania to replace other less efficient and costly... 

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